[Marxism] YPG seeks alliance with Assad

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Jan 6 16:53:12 MST 2019

On 1/6/19 6:39 PM, Nick Fredman via Marxism wrote:
> Comrades seem to forget this is how virtually
> all struggles end up this side of world socialism, the balance of forces
> determining how good or bad each compromise is, and how well each side is
> equipped for the next stage.

Isn't obvious that the YPG has never identified Assad as the source of 
Syria's troubles? With a blithering idiot like Salih Muslim as leader, 
the YPG has zero credibility with me at least. You might as well have 
asked Adolf Hitler to form a joint committee in 1941 to lead to a 
"democratic, decentralized" Germany.


Syrian Democratic Council agrees with Assad regime to ‘chart a roadmap’
Saturday, 28 July 2018

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) announced that it has 
agreed with the Syrian regime to form joint committees and negotiate 
“ending the war and creating a road map leading to a democratic, 
decentralized Syria.”

This announcement comes on the heel of a visit by the SDC to the Syrian 
capital Damascus to seek a deal with President Bashar al-Assad to 
preserve their autonomy..

Salih Muslim a leading official in the US-backed SDC forces considered 
the visit of the council to Damascus as a test of the Syrian regime's 


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